4 August – 11 August 2017
Stefanie Hessler (Germany/Sweden) is the curator of TBA21–Academy. Recent projects for TBA21–Academy include Tidalectics at TBA21–Augarten, Vienna, Austria (2017); The Current Convening #2, co-curated with Ute Meta Bauer and Cesar Garcia in Kochi, India (2016); and the conference Design of the Seabed, co-curated with TBA21–Academy director Markus Reymann at the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, Turkey (2016). Hessler is the co-founder of the art space Andquestionmark in Stockholm, Sweden together with Carsten Höller. Other curatorial projects include Sugar and Speed, Museum of Modern Art in Recife, Brazil (2017); Winter Event – antifreeze, Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago, Chile and Flora in Bogotá, Colombia (2015/2016); the 8th Momentum Biennial in Moss, Norway (2015); and Outside at Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation and Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (2014). She regularly writes for publications such as ArtReview and Mousse Magazine and recently co-edited the book Life Itself (2016) for the Moderna Museet.
In the context of her research project related to TBA21–Academy, during the residency Hessler aims to develop new collaborations in preparation for the next edition of The Current Convening to be held at NTU CCA Singapore in January 2018.
Image credit Christopher Hunt.